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Re: Caffeine against slugs is in June 27 issue

  • Subject: Re: Caffeine against slugs is in June 27 issue
  • From: "Phil Bunch" <pbunch@cts.com>
  • Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2002 09:19:12 -0500 (CDT)

What was the percentage mentioned as being effective? In the online
abstract it appeared to be 12% but could it have been 1.2%. In my
opinion 12% would be pretty high given the current cost of caffeine.

Phil Bunch

----- Original Message -----
From: <magrysbo@shu.edu>
To: "Multiple recipients of list AROID-L" <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 06, 2002 14:02
Subject: Caffeine against slugs is in June 27 issue

> Sorry, I had coupla issues lying on my desk. "Caffeine as a
Repellent for
> Slugs and Snails"  is on page 915 of the June 27 issue. Turns out
even a
> low percentage in a spray is effective because its extremely water
> and quickly taken up through the mucus and into the bodies of the
> ----- Forwarded by Bonaventure W Magrys/ADM/SHU on 07/06/2002 01:43
> -----
>                       Bonaventure W
>                       Magrys                   To:
aroid-l@mobot.org, ARISAEMA-L@NIC.SURFNET.NL,
Bulbous_Aroids@yahoogroups.com, orchids-digest@orchidguide.com
>                       07/06/2002 01:02         cc:
>                       AM                       Subject: Caffeine
against slugs(Document link: Bonaventure W Magrys)
> Check out the article in the June 20, 2002 issue of Nature or go to
> www.nature.com/nature. Would my coffee grounds work too?
> Bonaventure

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